England’s Test series against South Africa did not go as planned as they fell to a 2-1 defeat and there was plenty for head coach Eddie Jones to take away from the three performances; some positives and some negatives.
England has endured a five-Test losing run, but that was ended in spectacular fashion as they beat the Springboks 25-10 in the final Test on Saturday.
After such a poor Six Nations campaign this year, it was crucial for the England side to get back on track during the tour but after losing their opening two tests, defeat was confirmed.
Jones knows that if England are to challenge for the World Cup next year, then his team will need to beat some of the best sides in the world so plenty needs to be addressed before then.
Here are a few things that we learned from England’s tour of South Africa: